BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Wastewater Technicians

Level 1 - Certified
Regular Full Time

Utilities/Infrastructure & Public Works DepartmentGain valuable experience in one of the most cost effective wastewater treatment facilities in BC

About Our Community:
With a high standard of living and quality of life, Prince George has all of the amenities of a large city mixed with the friendliness and appeal of a smaller community. It is a regional centre for close to 326,000 people for shopping, education, health care, the arts and sports. Prince George’s central location in the province offers work/life balance with unparalleled access to four-season outdoor recreation activities that are complemented by a full range of urban amenities. Your dream of owning a home can become a reality with the average cost of a single-family home just over $350,700! Get in the market and get ahead here! It is a 15-minute drive to almost anywhere in Prince George – spend less time commuting and more time doing what matters most to you! Discover all of these opportunities and more!

About Our Organization:
The City of Prince George is committed to ensuring a positive, well-balanced work environment for its employees. With plenty of opportunities for employee training, professional development and employee wellness programs, a healthy work-life balance is encouraged.

About The Opportunity:
The City of Prince George’s Landsdowne Road Wastewater Treatment Centre is one of the most cost effective Level 4 wastewater treatment facilities in British Columbia and includes both primary and secondary treatment. The treated wastewater meets or exceeds all the Ministry of environment’s current requirements. The process is energy-efficient, operator friendly and stable, and produces high quality effluent.
The handling of water and wastewater is an increasingly important profession in today’s environmentally conscious society. Join our safety-oriented team responsible for the Wastewater Treatment Centre’s smooth operation. You will operate, inspect and service equipment, perform preventive maintenance and ensure maintenance and plant records are accurate and up to date.

About Your Background:
Along with Grade 12, you ideally have completed a technological training program related to wastewater treatment, have a valid EOCP Wastewater Treatment Certificate Class 1 and one year of wastewater treatment experience. You demonstrate a commitment to safety, teamwork and quality. You hold a full privilege Class 3 driver’s license with air endorsement or are able to obtain this license if successful. We may consider less than qualified applicants provided they have completed a technological training program related to wastewater treatment.

Why You Will Love Working for our Utilities team at the City of Prince George:
  • Build experience in this varied technical role which offers opportunities for advancement.
  • Enjoy a competitive starting wage of $32.33 per hour plus a comprehensive benefits and pension package.

Please refer to the job description on our website for more details about this exciting career!

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply by February 27, 2020 to:
Move Up Prince George
City of Prince George

The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Prince George, BC
Region: North Central / Cariboo
Professional Categories: Sewer & Wastewater
Posted: February 11, 2020, 12:26 pm
Expires: February 27, 2020, 4:30 pm